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obama. >> thanks for that. >> in germany, greenpeace is calling for a fresh start in the search for a long term dump for nuclear waste. >> the environmental group says a new commission should be set up to consider a range of possible sites with maximum input from the public. it says that after years of controversy, the government should give up on the old salt mine that has been the longest running candidate. >> research into weather this underground site is the right place to store nuclear waste started 35 years ago. the protests against it are just as old. greenpeace says it is time to change tack and that the search for a storage site for nuclear waste should start from scratch with greater involvement by ordinary people. >> a permanent storage site can only work if there's a broad consensus and acceptance among the people. you do not achieve that it make decisions behind closed doors. >> that is what greenpeace is accusing the environment minister of, but he says that a solution needs to be found soon. >> i am still interested in the consensus. concrete steps are not yet dec
. but politically, they believe they're insulated here, because petraeus isn't considered an obama guy. if anything, he's more of a republican guy at the end of the day. >> thank you both. to chuck's point, this as a distraction overshadowing what would otherwise be the big story in washington right now. congress returning to town, getting back to work to the business of pulling back from the so-called fiscal cliff. kelly o'donnell covers the hill for us. she's there tonight. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. already a full plate for congress. this petraeus controversy has grabbed attention, with members of both parties dismissed and frustrated especially about the investigation that left them in the dark. today the acting cia director was here to talk in private with key leaders. many lawmakers say petraeus owes them answers about what happened in the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi despite his resignation. he was set to testify this week and was replaced after the scandal broke. many lawmakers don't want to let him off the hook. this is all happening as newly elected
twin. thank you. >> does he have a good one? >> thank you to politico's jonathan allen. >> take care, alex. >> after the break, president obama kicks off a new push for a budget deal, but not without applying a few lessons from the past. last december he used a news conference to promote the extension of the payroll tax cut. >> at a time when so many americans are working harder and harder just to keep up, the extra thousand dollars or so that the average family would get from this tax cut makes a real difference when you're trying to buy groceries or pay the bills, make a mortgage or make a repair. >> we will look at the president and the bully pulpit next on "now." [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be cool if you could combine the capability of a pathfinder with the comfort of a sedan? ♪ so you went right back to the pathfinder's essence, kept its dna, and created the next-gen s.u.v. starting with a drivetrain that gives best-in-class fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon, highway... ♪ ...and intuitive 4-wheel drive? ♪ if inside it had best-in-class front, head, and leg room and i
the affair before the election and why didn't they speak up president obama's own attorney general may be one of the people who kept the investigation a secret. ronald kessler is here. welcome. >> thank you. >> steve: the story is that the president didn't find out about it until after the. you found out about it on october 10th. >> yes, i had a call from a f.b.i. source who said the investigation is going on since the spring and yet the f.b.i. put a lid on it until after the election and after the election petraeus would b asked to resign. look at the time line, it is impossible to believe that there was not a cover up here. he should be removed immediately. i was told that it happened in the f.b.i. with a high-ranking f.b.i. he would be out of the door because of the security implications and the back well mail potential and the idea that obama would not be told until two or three days after the election it beyond belief. >> you don't believe it. you think that the president of the united states knew in the spring? >> yeah. soon as they were clear of an affair. i am sure he would be told. i
there is going to be an upping of engagement in africa politically and economically. obama is expected perhaps to visit africa after the kenyan elections, if all goes well and perhaps come to south africa. i think things might change. >> thank you. >>> another day of stunning revelations of the scandal of the u.s. military and the obama administration is expected to address it. white house press secretary jay carney scheduled to begin the briefing at the white house in moments. as soon as it starts we'll bring it to you live. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not
confirmation hearing on thursday is expected to move forward as planned. a critical time as president obama tries to figure out how to bring home those 68,000 remaining troops in afghanistan by the end of 2014 as scheduled. soledad? >> brianna keilar for us. thank you. so "the washington post" reporter who co-wrote paula broadwell's book about general petraeus says he was absolutely dumbfounded by the affair. he wrote an op-ed that was posted last night and he says this in part, on rare occasions, her good looks and close access would prompt a colleague to raise an eyebrow about their relationship. but i never took it seriously. he also said this, -- >> i never fully understood it but i always sort of rationalized it in my own mind as something that he felt, you know, he could control, and that because it was so public, that both of them felt there was never any danger of it becoming anything other than, you know, journalist/subject, professional relationship. >> in a few minutes we're going to be talking with congressman jason chaffetz, a member of the house oversight committee. first want
presidential administration. guess what, now he says he never said he was firing anybody if obama got elected and that the media twisted what he meant. carol? >> so strange. >> blame it on the media. aren't we easy targets? >> yeah, but we can take it. we're big girls. alison kosik, thank you. >>> another follow-up to a story we first brought you yesterday kind of about the same -- it is about the same thing. new york franchise owner of several applebee's restaurants who says he may have to issue a hiring freeze to afford the costs associated with obamacare. mike archer says, quote, recent public comments by one of applebee's franchise owners about the possible implications of the obamacare on jobs with his individual company were not the views or opinions of either applebee's or other franchisees. although we respect his right to speak freely as an american. don't rely know how obamacare will affect things. just have to wait and see. >> one general resigns. another general is the focus of questionable e-mails. will he be the next to step down? we use this board to compare car insurance rates
on the growing debt. john boehner and president obama are the primary negotiators. what are both sides going to need to do to get the job done? chris van hallen joins us now. thanks for coming in. good to have you here. >> good to be with you. >> is there any reason that i or we the american people can have any optimism this is going to get done before the end of the year? there's not a lot of time left and a lot to deal with. >> yes, there is reason for optimism. there is a combustable risks. but there is opportunities here. with respect to across the board cuts, i think there's a decent chance congress could come up with an alternative way to reduce the deficit over a period of time so you don't have these slashing cuts. you'd have to replace those savings with other savings but that's doable. the tax piece is more complicated. you've heard the president make the point that he wants to immediately extend tax relief to 98% of american people. 100% of the american people would get tax relief on the first $250,000 of their income. on income above that, we should have people go back to the rat
. >> there forever. gloria, thanks very much. >>> first, this scandal is obviously a big deal for a lot of reasons. it's certainly a huge deal for the obama administration. we have new details about when and how the president was told about the allen bombshell. and the latest development, our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin is joining us now. jessica, first of all, what are you learning? >> hi, wolf. we understand that the president was first told there might be trouble with general allen and this investigation on friday, when the white house's counsel office was notified that there could be trouble with his nomination to become nato supreme allied commander. then on monday evening, the president was notified that secretary of defense leon panetta has referred to matter to the defense department's inspector general. keep in mind, now, according to the timetable, the president had also just been told on thursday about general petraeus' indiscretions, so it must have been an awful lot to take in all in one week, right after the election. secretary -- press secretary jay carney says, t
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